Examination of Alexander Beg Stewart

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Dublin Core

Date: 1653-02-28
Identifier: 838049v061


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Antrim
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing
Commissioners: Richard Brasier, Thomas Coote
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 49v


The Examinacion of Alexander beg Stewart of Ballycastle in the County of Antrim yeoman taken before vs the day & yeare first above written
<12> Who being duely sworne & examined saith That about 2 or 3 daies after the Murder at Portnaw which was the fifth day of January 1641 as he remembers he was present & did see & behold when Donnoghy McGuiggan McAwley together with some of the Dullenans who are dead did kill & Murder one John Arthur Miller of Ballycastle Milnes at or neere Ballycastle aforesaid And further he saith that he hath credibly heard that Murghy oge McMurghy of Ballycastle aforesaid did Murder a woman at or neere Ballycastle about the same time And further he saith not

Tho: Coote
Rich: Brasier Major

Deponent Fullname: Alexander beg Stewart
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Yeoman
Deponent County of Residence: Antrim
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Donnoghy McGuiggan McAwley, the Dullenans, Murghy oge McMurghy, John Arthur
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim